A History of Venice
Knopf, 1982 - 673 sider
"As comprehensive as it is engaging, John Julius Norwich's A History of Venice is a complete history of "the most beautiful and magical of cities." This necessary volume traces the rise of Venice from its fifth-century origins through 1797 when Napoleon put an end to the thousand-year-old Republic."--
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Back went the brothers , only to find on reaching Acre that Clement ... It was long and hard , and took four years ; at last , however , the Venetians reached Kublai's summer palace at Shangtu . The 21 - year - old Marco was an ...
Such was the military reputation of the Swiss mercenaries that the first reports to reach Rome of the outcome of ... Two months later Leo and Francis met at Bologna and reached an agreement by which the Pope reluctantly surrendered.
and reached an agreement by which the Pope reluctantly surrendered Parma and Piacenza – to say nothing of Modena and Reggio to the Duke of Ferrara – in return for French non - intervention in his proposed seizure of the Duchy of Urbino ...
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Although weighty in both the literal and metaphorical sense of the word, this turned out to be quite a worthwhile book. It covers the history of Venice from 421 CE to 1797 CE. The Most Serene Republic ... Les hele vurderingen
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Another absolutely brilliant book by John Julius Norwich. Incredibly researched, full of amazing details (and the wisdom to have skipped all those details when they didn't contribute to the story ... Les hele vurderingen
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